Having a long-lasting marriage is almost impossible in today’s day and age with the hookup culture and commitment phobia everyone seems to have these days. However, these Bollywood couples have had it harder than the rest of us! By withstanding controversies, scandals and people trying to break their marriages, they came out stronger than ever. Here are some couples who will reinstate your faith in love.
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Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor
Ekta and Tusshar Kapoor’s parents haven’t had it easy! They have known each other since childhood and finally had their dream wedding in 1974. However, that didn’t come easy. There were rumours that Jeetendra had affairs with his co-stars Sridevi and Jaya Prada that may have affected his career but not his marriage. The two have been married for 43 years and are still going strong!
Dilip Kumar & Saira Banu
Although they have an age gap of 22 years between them, that didn’t stop their love. The two got married in 1966 but there was some trouble in paradise. Dilip was said to have an affair with Asma Sahiba and some even alleged that the two got married. But now, he’s with Saira and the two have been together since!
Amitabh Bachchan & Jaya Bachchan
Big B’s affair with Rekha was one of the most talked about controversies in Bollywood. But in spite of that, him and Jaya rose above it and are still together, being happier than ever.
Rishi Kapoor & Neetu Kapoor
Neetu married Rishi at the young age of 21 while he was 28. However, not all was well between the two. Their son Ranbir stated in an interview that their marriage was on the rocks at one point and there were several rumours of cheating, domestic violence and alcohol abuse from Rishi Kapoor’s end. The two have sorted their differences out and are still a very happy couple!
Shah Rukh Khan & Gauri Khan
Bollywood’s power couple SRK and Gauri have the most dynamic love story and are one of the most talked about couples. However, all wasn’t that well between them! There were rumours circulating that SRK had an affair with Priyanka Chopra and that the two even had a secret wedding in Dubai. They eventually broke up with PeeCee focusing more on Hollywood and being distant from Bollywood. Gauri and SRK are still together to this day and have three very good looking children.